The 1939 Register – Rossett

What is the 1939 Register

See the previous page to understand the historical context, who is in the records and the information you may find in the online data at sites like FindMyPast and Ancestry.

Explore the historical maps side by side with maps of the current day

Before you start exploring the database below to find possible relations or previous residents of your house – Have a look at the then and now maps to see how Rossett has changed over the years.

We would like to thank the mapping service at the National Library of Scotland for help with the maps, software and programming.

Full Page View of side by side maps – opens in new tab

Alternative Full Page View of overlay maps using transparency slider – opens in new tab

Search the Rossett Database (see below)

You can search for and view open records at A version of the 1939 Register is also available at, and transcriptions without images are on It is free to search for records, but there will be a charge to view full transcriptions and download images of documents.

National Registration Identity Card

See who lived in your house in 1939?
Is your surname here?

There were probably some 2000+ residents in the Rossett area at this time with over 1700 records open to view.

Try a search or sort by column. Have fun.

Rossett 1939

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